Why hire The Almost Drew Show?
Drew Carey Impersonator available for Meet & Greets, Stand-up Comedy, Host/Emcee, "Whose Line is it Anyway" Shows, "The Price is Right" Shows Drew Carey-oke!, Trade Shows, Promotional Appearences, Grand Openings etc.
Bill Parks as………”Almost Drew”
The original Drew Carey Impersonator
Las Vegas, New York City, Atlanta, Washington DC.………These are just a few of the cities where Bill Parks has awed the audience with his incredible impersonation of the much beloved working class guy, Drew Carey. Bill has the walk, talk and mannerisms down to a science. It’s almost as if he becomes possessed by Drew himself as he dons those trademark black glasses. There have been others, but no one can “Do the Drew”, quite like Bill.
Bill’s professional experience includes working for some of the countries corporate giants such as BellSouth, Sprint and DirecTV. Bill can fill any need you may have for the “appearance” of a major celebrity at your event. Everything from Meet and Greets to fully scripted productions. Your material or his own, whatever your needs are.
· Master of Ceremonies for Network Solutions/Verisign Christmas party with “Mimi”.
· Net World/Interop trade shows in LasVegas and Chicago for Sprint.
· Warner Brother affiliate promos in Norfolk, VA and Philadelphia, Pa.
· The Jenny Jones Show, Chicago IL.
· “Grins” a half-hour of stand-up comedy, Rockville, Md.
· Various comedy clubs in the Philadelphia area as himself and Drew.
· The Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas Nevada
Television and Movies:
· The Big Idea w/Donny Deutch (CNBC, New York) “Boring Boss”
· “Bamboo Shark” (Independent Movie) appeared as Drew Carey
· “Object of my Affliction” (Independent Movie) “Picked on Teacher”
Drew Carey, Lewis Black, Rodney Dangerfield. I grew up watching the old comics on the Variey shows of the 70's. I listened to Comedy Albums and watched sitcoms endlessly growing up. The comedy Boom of the 80's happened while I was in High School, so all comedy was a big influence.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 10 - 480 minutes
Depending on the client needs, You could see what I call my "Pure Drew" show, which is just that: Stand-up comedy as Drew. I also do "Price is Right" and Whose Line is it Anyway" shows that can be personalized for the clients using their products etc. Then they'res "Drew Carey-oke", which is a combination of DJ, Kareoke and comedy show. I have also done full stage productions using client supplied scripts. I can basically give you anything you want!
Past Booked Dates:
04-13-2011 — Trade Show, Orlando Fl
04-12-2011 — Trade Show, Orlando Fl
04-11-2011 — Trade Show, Orlando Fl
04-10-2011 — Trade Show, Orlando Fl
04-09-2011 — Audiology Now! Trade Show, Chicago Il.
04-08-2011 — Audiology Now! Trade Show, Chicago Il.
04-07-2011 — Audiology Now! Trade Show, Chicago Il.
04-06-2011 — Audiology Now! Trade Show, Chicago Il.
03-25-2011 — Cleavland Rocks! Las Vegas NV
03-24-2011 — Cleavland Rocks! Las Vegas NV
12-11-2010 — Private Party, Kenhorst Pa
12-04-2010 — Private Party, Media Pa
09-22-2010 — Drew Carey-oke! at Applebee's in Exeter Pa, 9pm
09-08-2010 — Drew Carey-oke! at Applebee's in Exeter Pa
08-25-2010 — Drew Carey-oke! at Applebee's in Exeter Pa
08-14-2010 — Comedy Night in Summit Station Pa Fire Company Banquet Hall
07-09-2010 — Private Party, Warrington Pa
05-07-2010 — Welder's Convention Indianapolis, Indiana
05-06-2010 — Welder's Convention Indianapolis, Indiana
05-04-2010 — Corporate Event, Cleavland OH
05-01-2010 — "Whose Line is it Anyway" w/ Dutch Blitzkrieg Improv Troupe @ The Lazy Dog Coffee House Minersville Pa www.lazydogcoffeehouse.com
04-17-2010 — Private Party, West Chester Pa
2006: 14 gigs
2007: 13 gigs
2008: 15 gigs
2009: 17 gigs
2010: 8 gigs